About CHLS | Hamad Bin Khalifa University

The College of Health and Life Sciences is Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s most recent academic division and aims to deliver innovative programs that meet educational needs in the fields of public health and life sciences for Qatar and the region. The programs on offer are multidisciplinary in nature, providing students with the opportunity to apply their learning in the real world and carry out projects in the community

Professor Edward L. Stuenkel

Dean of College of Health and Life Sciences Professor Edward L. Stuenkel

Welcome to the College of Health and Life Sciences (CHLS) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU). Located in the academic epicenter of Qatar, Education City, the College provides an essential education to future leaders in the fields of biomedical sciences, genomics and precision medicine. The study of genomics focuses on personalized medical treatment while biomedical and biological sciences is foundational to establishing a mechanistic understanding of disease to promote health.

As a growing academic division, CHLS embodies a multidisciplinary learning approach to research and discovery, and aims to become a dedicated hub for education in the area of health and life sciences. Students have the unique opportunity to pursue an extensive array of research-intensive master’s and PhD programs.

The courses on offer are designed to equip students with the knowledge they need to find innovative solutions focused on advancing personalized health care – hence, shaping future leaders who are able to address modern health threats and potential future challenges.

We invite you to explore our webpage to get additional information on our graduate programs, course offerings, curricula and requirements, as well as learn more about our faculty, staff and students.

Professor Edward L. Stuenkel,
Founding Dean, College of Health and Life Sciences